How Funny Games (1997) Plays Games

This Monday is my birthday! My SO and I have an extremely hard time waiting until birthdays to gift each other, so I ended up getting my presents a week early. Among those, was the Criterion Collection’s Spine #975, otherwise known as Michael Haneke’s Funny Games (1997). I’ve recently started to collect the Criterion Blu-rays,… Continue reading How Funny Games (1997) Plays Games

The Art of Horror Comedy

Genres. We know the main ones: comedy, drama, horror, romance, science fiction, western, musical, action, adventure, etc. We know that genre is a term applied usually to some sort of personalities or tropes found in films that make them easily identifiable when categorizing movies. Without them, it would be almost impossible to locate films similar… Continue reading The Art of Horror Comedy